Children's Theatre Company

2400 3rd Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55404-3597
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Great theater fans are made, not born, and many young fans in the Twin Cities find their first delight in dazzling stage productions at the Children's Theater. A mixed cast of amateur children and professional adults adapt favorite books and bring original stories to life to the delight of young audiences. Performances are even graded so that parents know what is appropriate for their kids. In addition to the shows, the theater also engages the community to teach kids the fun and learning that can happen on stage, offering acting classes taught by professional actors. Located adjacent to the Minnesota Institute of Arts, it's the perfect place to see a spider spin a web, what happens if you give a mouse a cookie, or if you meet a very hungry caterpillar.

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    2 months ago by Ed Huyck

    A few minutes into the immersive 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea at the Children's Theatre Company, I realized that the action unfolding before me wasn't just a scene. No, it was a cut scene. Just like I've watched thousands of times i...

  • CTC Goes Flying with Peter Pan
    4 months ago by Ed Huyck

    Peter Pan: The Musical is an epically silly piece of theater that gets a fittingly silly production from the Children's Theatre Company. There are goofy and grand performances galore, from Tyler Michaels's pitch-perfect Peter to Ree...

  • Huck Finn
    5 months ago by Ed Huyck

    Englishman Greg Banks has found a creative home at CTC, having directed a string of impressive productions in recent years, including Romeo and Juliet, Pinocchio, and Robin Hood. This month, the company returns to Huck Finn, which p...

  • Huck Finn Triumphs Again at CTC
    6 months ago by Ed Huyck

    You want suspension of disbelief? From the opening moments of this Children's Theatre Company revival, you will be convinced that middle-aged Dean Holt is the 14-year-old free spirit Huckleberry Finn. That's a testament to Holt's as...

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